Alexander Ure

Mr Alexander Ure

Rush ID: 2916

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1853
Died:
2 October 1928
Birth place:
Glasgow, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
John Ure, merchant, of Helensburgh, and Isabella Gibb
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2916
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q4720275
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. URE, Alexander (1853-1928)

Peerages

  1. Lord Strathclyde

    Life (Law Lord)

    1913

  2. 1st Baron Strathclyde of Sandyford

    New hereditary

    1914

Constituencies

  1. Linlithgowshire

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1895
    Date of election: 13 July 1895
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1913*
    Date of exit: c. 1913*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Exit October 1913; resigned on appointment as Lord Justice General and Lord President of the Court of Session

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Linlithgowshire

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1893*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
  2. Perthshire Western

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General for Scotland 1905-1909

  2. Lord Advocate 1909-1913

Higher education

  1. University of Glasgow

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Larchfield Academy, Helensburgh

Marriages

  1. Steven, Margaret MacDowall

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. National Liberal Club

  2. Ranelagh Club

  3. Royal Automobile Club

  4. Bath Club

  5. Scottish Liberal Club

  6. Western Club, Glasgow